Herbertsdale

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Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale is located in Western Cape
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale is located in South Africa
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale is located in Africa
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale
 Herbertsdale shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°01′S 21°46′E / 34.017°S 21.767°E / -34.017; 21.767Coordinates: 34°01′S 21°46′E / 34.017°S 21.767°E / -34.017; 21.767
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality Mossel Bay
Area[1]
 • Total 2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 666
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 8.3%
 • Coloured 77.0%
 • Indian/Asian 1.2%
 • White 12.6%
 • Other 0.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 95.9%
 • English 2.3%
 • Other 1.9%
PO box 6505
Area code 044

Herbertsdale is a settlement in Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Village east of the Gourits River, in the Langtou Valley, 56 km north-west of Mossel Bay. It was established in 1865 on the farm Hemelrood and named after James Benton Herbert, who owned part of this farm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Herbertsdale". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 206.